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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 29
DNR begins to suck out invasive species infestation
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lacey (w/video)
Minnesota teenager dies after being dragged by vehicle
Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
Girls tennis: Section favorite Minnewaska outlasts Osakis again
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 3, 2016
Powers to compete at national pageant
KateLyn Powers, daughter of Brian and Veronica Powers of Alexandria, was chosen by the America's Little Miss Organization to represent the state...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Broadening her horizons
Between working to obtain her master's degree, teaching undergraduate clinicals and working as a registered nurse, Kayla Zimmer has a jam-packed...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Search for Mrs. Douglas County announced
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas County will become an ambassador from the Douglas County area and will receive the official title and sash. Mrs. Douglas County will then have the honor of representing her county...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Search for Mrs. Douglas County announced
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. Mrs. Douglas County will have the honor of representing her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant on March 8, 2014 at Ritsche Auditorium in St. Cloud. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas County will become an ambassador...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Brandon teen chosen as state finalist in pageant
Alanah Faber, 15, of Brandon was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota state pageant. The pageant was held June 1-2 at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington. This pageant is for girls 4 to 18 with five different age divisions.
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Kallista Banister is state pageant finalist
Kallista Banister, 7, of Starbuck was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota Pageant to be held June 1-2 at Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington. She is the daughter of Brian and Kim Banister of Starbuck and the granddaughter of Dennis and Sharon Nack of Nelson. The...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Felton-Krog to compete in Tiny Miss pageant
Brielle Rae Felton-Krog, who turns 3 on February 22, will be competing in the Tiny Miss Minnesota Dream Girl USA pageant April 13 at Arrowwood...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Search is on for Miss Teen Douglas County
Teens who have never been married and are between the ages of 13 to 18 years are invited to apply for the title of 2013 Miss Teen Douglas County. The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Douglas County will become an ambassador from the area and will receive an official title and sash....
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Mueller is finalist in Miss MN Pageant
Jacqueline Mueller, age 18, an honors graduate of Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Gingerella Spicy Snaps takes first place
Drum roll, please. And the winner of the 2012 Brandon Miss Tootsie Pageant is...Ginger Spicy Snaps, who also goes by the name of Bret Elmer. Agnes...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Eight vie for title of Miss Tootsie 2012
The Brandon Miss Tootsie Pageant is back by popular demand for its third run. The pageant, which is held every three years, is scheduled for...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Mrs. Douglas County sought to compete at state pageant
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. Mrs. Douglas County will represent the county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant, which will be held at Ritsche Auditorium on March 16-17, 2013 in St. Cloud. Competitions in the pageant are personal interview, aerobic...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2011
Don't fall victim to a beauty pageant that could break the bank
Many advertisements seeking beauty pageant participants read, "Win Big Prizes! Scholarships! Cash! Become the Next Supermodel!" These ads are appealing to parents of young children, teens and others who are convinced they have what it takes to become the next big star. Participating...
July 16, 2011 - 2:39pm
December 29, 2010
Christmas story holds magic for all ages
Residents and staff at Bethany Community in Alexandria celebrated Christmas by creating a little fun of their own. This year, they re-enacted...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Marshall to compete in Miss Jr. PreTeen pageant
Jessalyn Marshall of Alexandria was selected to participate in Nationals 2010 Miss Jr. PreTeen Minneapolis/St. Paul pageant that will take place July 18. Marshall submitted an application and took part in an interview session conducted by the pageant coordinator. Marshall will compete...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am